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Tanjore as a seat of music (during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries)

Door Dr. S. Seetha

Algemeen Muziek
Tanjore as a seat of music (during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries)
Seetha, Dr. S.
Gebonden hardcover met stofomslag
University of Madras
Jaar van uitgave
Cloth with damaged dust jacket.
Foreword This book "Tanjore as a Seat of Music" of Dr. S. Seetha, Retd. Professor and Head. Department of Indian Music, printed in 1981, has been out of print for quite some years now. The three centuries, 17th, 18th and 19th, that this book covers, have been very crucial in the cultural history of Tamil Nadu in general and that of the Tanjavur region in particular. The contribution of the great Cholas to the cultural heritage of the Tamil Country already stands acknowledged as significant and unparalleled. The devotional hymns of the Saivaite Nayanmars, Alwars, Siddhars, Saint Arunagirinathar and others had been the pace setters for the cultural fusion that was to emerge later. From 17th Century onwards this region became once again culturally productive. Of course during this t... (Lees verder)ime the region witnessed a lot of cross – cultural activities. The Telugu and Maharashtra rulers built edifices of arts and culture on the foundation htat had been laid by the Tamils for centuries. It is this period that saw the Sadir of the Tamils incorporate the dance genres of the Telugus; the Kirtan of Maharashtra placing its imprint on traditional art of Storytelling Telugu Yakshagana and the Marathi poetic forms influencing the musical drama forms; and the art music of Tamil region absorbing features music from other cultures. The last phase of this period saw the rule of the British. The presence of other cultures was instrumental in establishing a cosmopolitan atmosphere in the region and helped bring about a cultural integration. When the foreign rule gradually made an exit, the art and culture of the Tamils surfaced again, now in a refreshed and renewed form.
Goed — Dust jacket damaged at edges, pieces torn off.
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